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    March 29 - April 1, 2012
    Harrigan Hall
    Sitka, Alaska

    “Sharing Our Knowledge” is a multi-disciplinary conference that includes artists, academics, students and other learners meeting with Alaska Native tradition bearers, elders, and fluent speakers to discuss subjects such as linguistics, archaeology, art and music, Alaska Native history, museum studies, cultural anthropology, indigenous law and protocols, fisheries, and traditional ecological knowledge.

    For information:
    Tlingit Readers, Inc., 3740 N. Douglas Hwy, Juneau, AK 99801


    The recordings from the 2012 Clan Conference can be found at this website:

    These recordings can be downloaded, but only the video portion will be available, not any powerpoint slides.

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    A variety of volunteer positions are available. Volunteers will receive free registration.

    Please express your interest in volunteering by sending an email to Kathy Ruddy <>

    Volunteer Organizing Committee: Gerry Hope, Executive Director; Kathy Kolkhorst Ruddy, event coordinator; Dionne Cadiente-Laiti, Nora and Richard Dauenhauer, Irene Dundas, Steve Henrikson, Marsha Hotch, Harold Jacobs, Sergei Kan, Peter Metcalfe.


    UPDATE  FEB. 7, 2012

    Sharing Our Knowledge: A Conference of Tlingit Tribes and Clans

    Harrigan Hall, Sitka, March 29-April 1, 2012
    We have just completed the first draft of the schedule of presentations, and we are pleased to report we have a full event that will include a wide variety of exceptionally interesting topics.  As soon as the schedule firms up we'll pass it along to you.
    Reservations for Sheldon Jackson College Dorms:
    $65/night per room (two single beds--bedding provided—bring your own towel and toletries). Let them know your arrival time and they’ll arrange for ground transportation. Reservations:
    Feel free to reply with questions. If I don't know the answer, I'll forward your question(s) to someone who does.
    Best regards,
    Peter Metcalfe
    Director of Communications
    Sharing Our Knowledge Conference
    352 Distin Ave.
    Juneau, AK 99801
    907-586-1811 (fax)
    907-723-3483 (cell)



    Heritage & Cultural Tourism Conference - March 26-28

    The Heritage & Cultural Tourism Conference (HCTC) is a three day event, featuring workshops and field activities designed to provide working tools to thrive in today's economy. This conference is also held in Sitka, Alaska.

"Chilkat Spirit" by Mike A. Jackson
"Chilkat Spirit" by Mike A. Jackson

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This conference is made possible in part through an Alaska Humanities Forum grant.

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